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Feeder Finger Celebrates 15 Years of Reducing Costs & Improving Efficiency

SAN DIEGO, CA ― January 2019 ― Feeder Finger, a division of Automation Technical Services, is pleased to announce the company’s 15-year anniversary. Based in San Diego, CA, ATS was founded in 2001 with the launch of the Standard Pro 2mm Pitch Feeders for the Quad / Tyco platform, and incorporated in 2004. Kelvin Wiley, President of Feeder Finger, commented, “We are proud of our 15-year history designing products that add tremendous value to our customers and strategic partners, and Read More...

Feeder Finger to Launch New Productivity Enhancing StripTape Solution for Panasonic CM and NPM-WX/WXS Equipment at the 2019 IPC APEX EXPO

Feeder Finger, a division of Automation Technical Services, will exhibit at the 2019 IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place Jan. 29-31, 2019 at the San Diego Convention Center. The company today announced plans to launch its new strip tape feeding solution for Panasonic CM and NPM Feeders in Booth #2926. The CM Feeder Finger coupled with Panasonic’s 8mm dual-track feeder adds patented features and benefits that enhance machine utilization and throughput by reducing feeder preparation time by as much Read More...

Feeder Finger Releases Embossed Tape Finger for Juki

SAN DIEGO, CA ― October 2018 ― Feeder Finger, a division of Automation Technical Services, today announced the release of their embossed tape Finger for its key partner, Juki Automation Systems. Due to market demand, the teams at both Feeder Finger and Juki collaborated to design, build and test a finger specifically made to handle embossed tape. This product expansion is expected to garner pre-orders at SMTA International with full production available in November 2018. Juki customers have embraced the Read More...

Feeder Finger Kicks Off New Trans-Tec Relationship for Yamaha, and iPulse Cut Tape Solution.

Feeder Finger, a division of Automation Technical Services, kicked off their sales and marketing relationship with Trans-Tec on July 19, 2018, in Phoenix, AZ. Feeder Finger is very excited about the launch of this relationship with Trans-Tec. This relationship will provide Yamaha and iPulse customers the ability to work with their current supplier to enhance their Pick and Place machines to handle cut tape demands. Twenty plus team members from Trans-Tec joined the training and kickoff session. Many of the Read More...

New Product Launch: Cut Tape Feeder Fingers

This new product improves the efficiency of your existing OEM Feeders by reducing feeder setup and changeover times. San Diego, California (March 25, 2015) — Automation Technical Services announces the launch of its new Cut Tape Feeder Finger products, designed to elevate the efficiency of existing OEM Feeders. By attaching the Feeder Finger to existing production feeders, the load and unload times can be reduced to seconds, allowing the operator to get the job into production in a fraction of Read More...